Consultant Mechanical Engineer

Polytec Personnel Ltd
03 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Our client based in North Hertfordshire is looking to recruit a Consultant Mechanical Engineer. You will have a very good understanding of mechanical engineering fundamentals, but also a good working understanding of other fields of engineering and science such that you can architect and optimise complex systems. Working within the Life Science group, you will create and contribute to some of the newest and most interesting technology advances in the industry. This role offers the opportunity to contribute to some of the newest and most interesting technology advances in the life sciences industry. You will work effectively in teams of scientists and engineers, taking on a significant level of design responsibility from the outset. The nature of the work in life science often involves complex systems optimisation; your numeracy and broader understanding of science and other engineering disciplines will be a key asset. As an example, a typical system development might involve control of biology, fluidics, dynamic mechanisms, optics and high-speed signal processing. You will have excellent academic credentials and will enjoy creating elegant and simple solutions to complex technical challenges. This is a client facing role, requiring strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will have a 1st or Upper 2nd class Mechanical Engineering degree with a solid understanding of engineering fundamentals and physical principles. You will be curious, imaginative and creative with strong problem solving skills. You will have effective communication and interpersonal skills and a good low level analytical capability. Knowledge of biology, bio-instrumentation and / or molecular diagnostics and familiarity with ISO 13485 and regulated development processes would be advantageous, as would any experience (or potential) for project leadership. This job was originally posted as